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Simple Biscuits

Published Sunday, 06 April, 2014 by Yummy Scrummy

Perfect for beginners!!



  • 250g/9oz plain flour
  • 200g/7oz butter cut into small cubes
  • 100g/3 1/2oz caster/icing sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 free range egg yolks


1. Preheat the oven to 170c/325f/gas 3.

2. Put flour, butter, sugar and salt into a bowl. Using your fingers, rub the ingredients together until the mixture looks like bread crumbs.

3. Add the egg yolks and mix until a dough forms. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to a thickness of your choice.

4. Cut out shapes using a cookie cutter/knife.

5. Place your shapes onto a baking tray with grease proof paper on it.

6. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until light golden brown.

7. Once done, leave them to cool for a few minutes or eat them when they are hot.

enjoy!!! :)

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